Phoenix District Office
Bureau of Land Management
21605 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
[NO FURTHER UPDATES EFFECTIVE 8/12/2020]
The Bumble Bee Fire was reported on the morning of August 7, 2020, west of I-17 Sunset Point Rest Area near the community of Bumble Bee.
Evacuations: No evacuations currently. At this time the communities of Bumble Bee and Cleator are in “READY” status in accordance with Arizona’s Ready-Set-Go program.
Closures: No closures. Road closure was lifted.
The public is reminded that wildfires are a “No Drone Zone.” The use of private drones around or near a wildfire is prohibited by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulation and Arizona Statute.
Fire Danger is high. Use caution when recreating or working outdoors. Check for fire restrictions or information on fire activity around Arizona at: https://wildlandfire.az.gov/
Sign up for Yavapai County's Code Red Emergency Alert System: https://www.ycsoaz.gov/community/Emergency-Preparedness/Emergency-Notification-System
Learn more about Arizona's Ready-Set-Go program: https://ein.az.gov/ready-set-go Bumble Bee Fire Information on Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6930/
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human Caused - Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Friday August 07th, 2020 approx. 08:30 AM|
|Location||1-17 West of Sunset Point Rest Area; 1/2 mi W of Bumble Bee, AZ|
|Incident Commander||D. Fernandez|
|Coordinates||34.17 latitude, -112.18 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||93%|
high desert grass and brush
Fire perimeter will be in a patrol and monitor status. Firefighters will continue to look for heat that could challenge containment lines.
Management returned to BLM Arizona Phoenix District at 0700 on 8/12/2020
NO FURTHER UPDATES
Continued hot and dry conditions with gusty winds